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Ghosts of National Sales Meetings Past…Awards Dinner Speeches

 Awards Dinner The culmination of days of torture punctuated by a parade of egos and assholes encased in a pep rally and a bedtime fairy tale from the founder. Anytime I watch Jimmy Fallon and he does the 'Thank You,' notes, segment, I laugh.  As a kid,...

NO “WORK MARTYRDOM” in STARTUPS It’s A REALITY

August 22, 2014 The new buzzword of the week is "Work Martyr," created by the U.S. Travel Association (not at all biased) who claim: 40% of all Americans don't take all of their vacation leave-which equates to 430 million unused days annually Those numbers may very well be correct; and...

Killing My Career…with Witnesses

“I wrote the Book”, by Beth Ditto is what I listened to, a lot during this time.  Sometimes the words fit what I’m going through and sometimes, it’s not quite as literal. Subtlety is not really a specialty of mine.  So, it should come as no...